When Renae’s husband, Jon, came home from #Iraq, she noticed that he was on edge and drinking more than usual. She encouraged him to go to VA, where he realized that he wasn’t alone in what he was going through. Hear this #military family’s story of strength.
“Once you go a couple times, you establish a connection with that person and feel comfortable talking to them,” says Tim, a U.S. Army #Veteran, about VA therapy. Hear how reaching out helped him transition from military service.
More than 400 #Veterans and their family members have met with the team behind MakeTheConnection.net to share their stories of #mentalhealth recovery. Now it’s up to you to spread their inspiring message: Treatment works and recovery is possible.
A #militaryspouse plays a crucial role in a Veteran’s life, especially during tough times. Hear how Dani encouraged her husband, Brad, to seek help for dealing with a traumatic brain injury (#TBI) and #PTSD.
“There’s help out there.” That’s Jeff’s message for fellow #Iraq #Veterans who may be experiencing stress after their service in combat zones. Hear how therapy helped him cope with #PTSD and improve his life.
For many, the holidays are a joyful time of year — but for #Servicemembers and #Veterans who may be experiencing #PTSD, depression, or survivor’s guilt, the holiday season can present unique challenges.
Eddie, a U.S. Marine Corps #Veteran, lost three of his fellow #Marines in combat. The grief he felt kept him from activities and hobbies he used to enjoy. That’s when he decided to seek treatment from a #mentalhealth professional. Hear how therapy helped him overcome the effects of combat trauma.
Veterans “are starting to realize that they’re not alone.” Hear how Father Bob, a #Vietnam #Veteran, learned to move on from the effects of combat trauma years after the war with the support of a Vet Center counselor:
Happy 380th birthday to the National Guard, descended from militias established in Colonial times. Help us honor these men and women who have tirelessly served our nation for almost four hundred years by sharing this video.